What is the foundation of resilience?

Definitions of resilience have included the ability to bounce back or recover from stress (Carver, 1998; Smith et al., 2008), adapting positively to stressful circumstances or difficulties (Luthar, Cicchetti, & Becker, 2000), not becoming ill or maintaining stability despite stress (Bonanno, 2004), and functioning …

What term best describes resilience?

Resilience is the ability to withstand adversity and bounce back from difficult life events. Being resilient does not mean that people don’t experience stress, emotional upheaval, and suffering.

What is resilience in urban design?

Urban resilience has conventionally been defined as the “measurable ability of any urban system, with its inhabitants, to maintain continuity through all shocks and stresses, while positively adapting and transforming towards sustainability”.

What are the foundations of community resilience?

The “ability of a community to maintain and evolve its identity in the face of both short-term and long-term changes while cultivating environmental, social, and economic sustainability,” Lerch asserts, has six foundations—people, systems thinking, adaptability, transformability, sustainability, and courage.

What is individual resilience?

Individual resilience involves behaviors, thoughts, and actions that promote personal wellbeing and mental health. It refers to a person’s ability to withstand, adapt to, and recover from adversity.

What is professional resilience?

Professional resilience is our individual capacity to thrive in demanding situations. The choices we make when responding to difficult situations and our attitude and willingness to act, demonstrate resilience. Working together, we can support the professional resilience of our colleagues and ourselves.

Why is urban resilience?

Urban resilience is the capacity of a city’s systems, businesses, institutions, communities, and individuals to survive, adapt, and grow, no matter what chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience. Urban resilience responds to three converging global megatrends: climate change, urbanization, and globalization.

What is an example of community resilience?

Examples of resilient communities exist both in the developed and the developing world. Whistler, British Columbia, for instance, recognized the environmental and economic value of the community’s natural assets and included “building a stronger resort community” as one of its priorities.

What is the City Resilience Framework?

The City Resilience Framework is a unique framework developed by Arup with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, based on extensive research in cities. It provides a lens to understand the complexity of cities and the drivers that contribute to their resilience. Looking at these drivers can help cities to assess the extent of their

What is the 100 Resilient Cities Program?

In 2013, The Rockefeller Foundation pioneered 100 Resilient Cities to help more cities build resilience to the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. Cities in the 100RC network have been provided with the resources necessary to develop a roadmap to resilience along four main pathways:

How many resilience strategies have been created?

Currently, more than 50 holistic Resilience Strategies have been created, which have outlined over 1,800 concrete actions and initiatives.

How is the Rockefeller Foundation supporting the work of 100rc?

On July 8, 2019, The Rockefeller Foundation announced an $8 million commitment to continue supporting the work of Chief Resilience Officers and member cities within the 100RC Network. This new funding will enable a new project to continue supporting the implementation of resilience initiatives incubated through the work of 100RC.